Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Friday, November 4, 2011

What should you do with all those pumpkin seeds from your carved pumpkins? Why, roast them, of course. Usually people enjoy them as a savory snack, but in our house we like to sprinkle cinnamon and brown sugar over our pumpkin seeds.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • Seeds from 1 pumpkin
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Rinse pumpkin seeds in a colander and dry with kitchen paper. Spread pumpkin seeds in one layer on a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar over seeds. Spray briefly with cooking spray.

Roast for 20-25 minutes, until lightly browned, stirring halfway through.

Per quarter-cup serving of whole roasted pumpkin seeds: Calories 74, Calories from Fat 28, total Fat 3.1g (sat fat 0.6g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 3mg, Carbohydrate 8.6g, Fiber 0.6g, Protein 3.8g

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